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Cyril G Gay
Animal Production and Protection
National Program Leader

Phone: (301) 504-4786
Fax: (301) 504-4873
Room 4-2110

5601 SUNNYSIDE AVE
GWCC-BLTSVL
BELTSVILLE, MD 207055148

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Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Novel Foot-and-Mouth Disease vaccine platform:Formulations for safe and DIVA-compatible FMD vaccines with improved potency Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hardham, J., Krug, P., Pacheco, J., Thompson, J., Domanowski, P., Gay, C.G., Rodriguez, L.L., Rieder, A.E. 2020. Novel Foot-and-Mouth Disease vaccine platform:Formulations for safe and DIVA-compatible FMD vaccines with improved potency. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2020.554305.
Strategic priorities for research on antibiotic alternatives in animal agriculture-Results from an expert workshop Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kurt, T., Wong, N., Fowler, N., Gay, C.G., Lillehoj, H.S., Plummer, P., Scott, M., Hoelzer, K. 2019. Strategic priorities for research on antibiotic alternatives in animal agriculture-Results from an expert workshop. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2019.00429.
Innovative drugs, chemicals, and enzymes within the animal production chain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hassan, Y., Lahave, L., Gong, M., Peng, J., Gong, J., Liu, S., Gay, C.G., Yang, C. 2018. Innovative drugs, chemicals, and enzymes within the animal production chain. Veterinary Research. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13567-018-0559-1.
Phytochemicals as potential antibiotic alternatives to promote growth and enhance host health: A report from the Second International Symposium on Alternatives to Antibiotics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Microbial-derived products as potential new antimicrobials: A report from the Second Alternatives to Antibiotics Symposium Reprint Icon ()
Seal, B.S., Drider, D., Oakley, B.B., Brussow, H., Bickard, D., Rich, J.O., Miller, S., Devillard, E., Kwan, J., Bertin, G., Reeves, S., Swift, S.M., Raicek, M., Gay, C.G. 2018. Microbial-derived products as potential new antimicrobials: A report from the Second Alternatives to Antibiotics Symposium. Veterinary Research. 49:66. 10.1186/s13567-018-0563-5.
Microbial-derived products as potential new antimicrobials ()
Seale, B., Dryder, D., Oakley, B.B., Brussow, H., Bikard, D., Rich, J.O., Miller, S., Devillard, E., Kwan, J., Bertin, G., Reeves, S., Swift, S.M., Raicek, M., Gay, C.G. 2018. Microbial-derived products as potential new antimicrobials. Veterinary Research. 49:66-78.
Vaccines as alternatives to antibiotics for food producing animals Reprint Icon ()
Hoelzer, K., Bielke, L., Blake, D., Cox, E., Cutting, S., Devriendt, B., Erlacher-Vindel, E., Goossens, E., Karaca, K., Lemiere, S., Metzner, M., Raicek, M., Surinach, M.C., Wong, N.M., Gay, C.G., Van Immerseel, F. 2018. Vaccines as alternatives to antibiotics for food producing animals. Veterinary Research. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13567-018-0560-8.
Vaccines as alternatives to antibiotics for food producing animals. Part 1: challenges and needs ()
Hoelzer, K., Bielke, L., Blake, D.P., Cox, E., Cutting, S.M., Devriendt, B., Erlacher-Vindel, E., Goossens, E., Karaca, K., Lemiere, S., Metzner, M., Raicek, M., Surinach, M.C., Wong, N.M., Gay, C.G., Van Immerseel, F. 2018. Vaccines as alternatives to antibiotics for food producing animals. Part 1: challenges and needs. Veterinary Research. 49:64. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13567-018-0560-8
Vaccines as alternatives to antibiotics for food producing animals. Part 2: new approaches and potential solutions Reprint Icon ()
Hoelzer, K., Bielke, L., Blake, D.P., Cox, E., Cutting, S.M., Devriendt, B., Erlacher-Vindel, E., Gossens, E., Karaca, K., Lemiere, S., Metzner, M., Raicek, M., Surinach, M.C., Wong, N., Gay, C.G., Van Immerseel, F. 2018. Vaccines as alternatives to antibiotics for food producing animals. Part 2: new approaches and potential solutions. Veterinary Research. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13567-018-0561-7.
Global foot-and-mouth disease research update and gap analysis: 6 - immunology ()
Robinson, L., Knight-Jones, T., Charleston, B., Rodriguez, L.L., Gay, C.G., Sumption, K., Vosloo, W. 2016. Global foot-and-mouth disease research update and gap analysis: 6 - immunology. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 63:56-62. doi: 10.1111.tbed.12518.
Global foot-and-mouth disease research update and gap analysis: 7 - pathogenesis and molecular biology ()
Robinson, L., Knight-Jones, T., Charleston, B., Rodriguez, L.L., Gay, C.G., Sumption, K., Vosloo, W. 2016. Global foot-and-mouth disease research update and gap analysis: 7 - pathogenesis and molecular biology. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 63:63-71. doi: 10.1111.tbed.12520.
Global foot-and-mouth disease research update and gap analysis: 5 - biotherapeutics and disinfectants ()
Robinson, L., Knight-Jones, T., Charleston, B., Rodriguez, L.L., Gay, C.G., Sumption, K., Vosloo, W. 2016. Global foot-and-mouth disease research update and gap analysis: 5 - biotherapeutics and disinfectants. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 63:49-55. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12519.
Viral hemorrhagic fevers of animals caused by DNA viruses ()
Borca, M.V., Gay, C.G., Risatti, G.R., O'Toole, D., Li, N., Kuhn, J.H., Lewis, C.E., Loiacono, C.M., White, D. 2016. Viral hemorrhagic fevers of animals caused by DNA viruses. Book Chapter. Borca. 2015. Global Virology I: Identifying and Invetsigating Viral Diseases. Springer Science, NY.
Global foot-and-mouth disease research update and gap analysis: 4 - diagnostics ()
Knight-Jones, T., Robinson, L., Charleston, B., Rodriguez, L.L., Gay, C.G., Sumption, K., Vosloo, W. 2016. Global foot-and-mouth disease research update and gap analysis: 4 - diagnostics. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 63:42-48. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12523.
Global foot-and-mouth disease research update and gap analysis: 3 - vaccines ()
Robinson, L., Knight-Jones, T., Charleston, B., Rodriguez, L.L., Gay, C.G., Sumption, K., Vosloo, W. 2016. Global foot-and-mouth disease research update and gap analysis: 3 - vaccines. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 63:30-41. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12521.
Global foot-and-mouth disease research update and gap analysis: 2 - epidemiology, wildlife and economics ()
Knight-Jones, T., Robinson, L., Charleston, B., Rodriguez, L.L., Gay, C.G., Sumption, K., Vosloo, W. 2016. Global foot-and-mouth disease reearch update and gap analysis: 2 - epidemiology, wildlife and economics. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 63:14-29. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12522.
Global foot-and-mouth disease research update and gap analysis: 1 - overview of global status and research needs ()
Knight-Jones, T., Robinson, L., Charleston, B., Rodriguez, L.L., Gay, C.G., Sumption, K., Vosloo, W. 2016. Global foot-and-mouth disease research update and gap analysis: 1 - overview of global status and research needs. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 63:3-13. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12528.
Genomics for the identification of novel antimicrobials ()
Kim, W., Lillehoj, H.S., Gay, C.G. 2016. Genomics for the identification of novel antimicrobials. Scientific and Technical Review. 35(1):95-103. doi: 10.20506/rst.35.1.2420.
Orbiviruses – A North American Perspective Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McVey, D.S., Drolet, B.S., Ruder, M.G., Wilson, W.C., Nayduch, D., Pfannenstiel, R.S., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Maclachlan, J.N., Gay, C.G. 2015. Orbiviruses – A North American Perspective. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(6):335-338. https://doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2014.1699.
Viral hemorrhagic fevers of animals caused by DNA viruses ()
Borca, M.V., Gay, C.G., Risatti, G., O'Toole, G., Li, H., Kuhn, J., Lewis, C., Loiacono, C., White, D.M. 2015. Viral hemorrhagic fevers of animals caused by DNA viruses. In:Shapshak, P., Sinnott, J.T., Somboonwit, C., Kuhn, J., editors. Global Virology-Identifying and Investigating Viral Diseases. New York, NY:Springer. p. 319-343.
Alternatives to Antibiotics: Recent Scientific Development - (Abstract Only)
Alternatives to antibiotics: recent scientific development - (Abstract Only)
The gut immune system: new opportunities for targeting dietary immune modulation to enhance gut health - (Proceedings)
Alternatives to Antibiotics: Recent Scientific Development - (Proceedings)
Report from the second international symposium on animal genomics for animal health: critical needs, challenges and potential solutions - (Proceedings)
Bishop, R.C., Lunney, J.K., Pinard-Vander Laan, Gay, C.G. 2011. Report from the second international symposium on animal genomics for animal health: critical needs, challenges and potential solutions. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 5(4):S1.
Rift Valley Fever Overview and Recent Developments at USDA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Gay, C.G., Britch, S.C., Chretien, J., Witt, C., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Bennett, K.E., Wilson, W.C., Turell, M.J. 2009. Rift Valley Fever Overview and Recent Developments at USDA. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings. 112:256-265.
Pathobiology and diagnosis of animal transmissible spongiform encephalopathies: current knowledge, research gaps, and opportunities ()
Kehrli, Jr., M.E., O'Rourke, K.I., Hamir, A.N., Richt, J.A., Nicholson, E.M., Silva, C.J., Edelman, D., Gay, C.G. 2007. Pathobiology and diagnosis of animal transmissible spongiform encephalopathies: current knowledge, research gaps, and opportunities [government white paper]. Beltsville, MD: Interagency Working Group on Prion Science, Subcommittee on Pathobiology and Diagnostics. USDA, Agriculture Research Service. 33 p.
Genomics and vaccine development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gay, C.G., Zuerner, R., Bannantine, J.P., Lillehoj, H.S., Zhu, J., Green, R.D., Pastoret, P.P. 2007. Genomics and vaccine development. OIE Rev. Sci Tech. 26:49-67.